Former monitoring services employee from Barking among 29 charged following police investigation

PA library picture dated 07/01/2000 of an electronic tag used to track the whereabouts of persistent

PA library picture dated 07/01/2000 of an electronic tag used to track the whereabouts of persistent offenders. - Credit: PA

Detectives have charged 29 people following an investigation into the monitoring of offenders.

Operation Glen Falls has been investigating the inappropriate use of offender monitoring equipment since October 2016.

The first arrests began in January 2017 and other interviews and arrests took place throughout the year.

All 29 were charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.

The defendants were charged between Monday, November 13 and Wednesday, November 22.


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All will appear at Thames Magistrates Court on either Wednesday, December 20 or Friday, December 22.

The charges are as follows:

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Martin Crean, (29/12/1970) of Collier Row Lane, Romford, London. Court 22/12/2017

Jason Gundry (24/02/1971) of King Edwards Road, Barking, London. Court 22/12/2017

(Mr Crean and Mr Gundry are the only former employees of the monitoring service charged.)

Peter Brown (06/04/1989) of Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex. Court 22/12/2017

Terique Christy-Ferguson (7/09/1998) of Stratford, London. Court 22/12/2017

Kweku Quashie (11/01/1995) of Stratford, London. Court 22/12/2017

James Corry (16/06/1994) of Appleby Road, Canning Town, London. Court 22/12/2017

Nicky Cossington (23/10/1988) of Royal Road, The Royal Docks, London. Court 22/12/2017

Jack Harman (09/08/1994) of Bray Drive, The Royal Docks, London. Court 22/12/2017

Jordan Saunders (10/12/1992) of North Finchley, London. Court 22/12/2017

Alom Uddin (29/01/1986) of Hadrian Estate, Hackney Road, London. Court 22/12/2017

Craig Aldridge (22/07/1983) of Richmond Avenue, Brentwood, Essex. Court 22/12/2017

Melvin Mckenzie (24/05/1989) of St Leonards Close, Grays, Essex. Court 22/12/2017

Leon Yearwood (29/07/1987) of Icehouse Court, Abbey Road, Barking, Essex. Court 22/12/2017

Ahmin Khan (10/09/1996) of Loxford Avenue, Upton Park, London. Court 22/12/2017

Mohammed Butt (/03/1989) of Empress Avenue, Ilford, London. Court 22/12/2017

Liam Ashby (10/06/1995) of George Street, Romford, London. Court 22/12/2017

Harry Donnelly (03/01/1995) of Easedale Drive, Hornchurch, Essex. Court 20/12/2017

Gary Allen (13/02/1970) of Croydon Road, Plaistow, London. Court 20/12/2017

Thomas Capper (10/03/1990) of Beulah Road, Hornchurch, Essex. Court 20/12/2017

Paul Higgins (03/10/1986) of Richmond Road, Romford, London. Court 20/12/2017

Buddy Farey (22/07/1987) of Dagenham. Court 22/12/2017

Robert Ross (30/07/1990) of Sedgefield Close, Romford, Essex. Court 20/12/2017

James Taylor (11/09/1989) of Maple Way, Canvey Island,Essex. Court 20/12/2017

Tony Marshall (02/08/1979) of Tring Walk, Romford, London. Court 20/12/2017

James Radford (02/08/1987) of Albert Walk, North Woolwich, London. Court 22/12/2017

Scott Talbot (22/02/1983) of Danbury Road, Rainham, Essex. Court 20/12/2017

Joshua Jarvis (08/06/1991) of Highbeam House, High Road, Woodford Green. Court 20/12/2017

Gokham Gurler (04/05/1983) of Abridge Heights, 19, New Farm Drive, Abridge, Romford, London. Court 20/12/2017

Devante Bennett (09/11/1997) of Pier Road, Erith. Court 22/12/2017

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